Hawley cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexHawleyPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index9299100
IndexHawleyPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index10198100
Groceries index100103100
Health care index8594100
Housing index6991100
Transportation index106109100
Utilities index109111100
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  • The cost of living in Hawley is 7% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Hawley is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hawley is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Pennsylvania general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Pennsylvania state income tax is 38% higher than the national average.

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$55,000$4,583$1,283$1,650
      Renters$17,083$1,424$399$513

      Pennsylvania Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Pennsylvania6%8%

      Pennsylvania Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Pennsylvania3.07%3.07%

      Goods & Services

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $16.00$17.498.5%
      Beauty Salon $30.50$38.1720.1%
      Toothpaste $1.89$2.3218.6%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $10.58$10.721.3%
      Bowling $15.67$13.8613.0%

      Groceries

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.36$3.9011.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $1.92$1.962.2%
      Potatoes $3.39$3.186.5%
      Pizza $9.29$10.3910.6%
      Beer $10.31$9.2311.7%

      Health Care

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $58.25$106.3445.2%
      Doctor $77.00$115.2533.2%
      Dentist $89.00$98.389.5%
      Ibuprofen $8.99$9.262.9%
      Lipitor $489.34$466.474.9%

      Housing

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $123,700.00$184,700.0033.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,100.10$1,273.3213.6%
      Apartment Rent $689.00$949.0027.4%

      Transportation

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.92$2.5912.8%
      Tire Balancing $47.40$48.903.1%

      Utilities

      ItemHawleyNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$192.63$167.6014.9%
      Phone $186.24$163.4214.0%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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      Honesdale, PA4,25891-9%
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      Waymart, PA1,31694-6%
      White Mills, PA81794-6%
      Narrowsburg, NY27895-5%
      Hawley, PA1,34192-8%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Pahala, HI1,34113232%
      Winnebago, MN1,34184-16%
      Mexico Beach, FL1,3411022%
      Starbuck, MN1,34093-7%
      Shell Knob, MO1,34291-9%
      Hawley, PA1,34192-8%
      Source: The Hawley, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.